July Smalls

I’ve gone for a flowery theme this month with my cross-stitch smalls display with two fairly recent makes, Scatter Sunshine and Be Nice.

The little forget me not one at the front is a cross-stitch I did probably about 30 years ago, I finally made it up a couple of years ago. The forget-m-not box is a design by Nutmeg Designs up in Reeth in Swaledale. The lovely poppy humbug is a Faby Reilly design. The little round cottage pin cushion is from a pattern in an old Inspirations magasine, another one I probably made over twenty years ago!

I might do a bees theme next month, or maybe birds…any preference?

About craftycreeky

I live in a busy market town in Yorkshire with my husband, kids, dogs and chickens. I love trying new crafts, rediscovering old ones, gardening, walking...anything creative really I started this blog after my New Year resolution worked so well. My resolution (the first one I've ever kept!) was to post a photograph of my garden on Facebook every day. My hope was that I would then see what was good in the garden and not just weeds and work, which was my tendency. The unexpected side-effect was that I have enjoyed many more hours in the garden. I am hoping that 'The Crafty Creek' will have the same effect. Happy creating!
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11 Responses to July Smalls

  1. Ruth-Anne Cain says:

    Lovely little stitches. Can you tell me the name of the pillow with “acorn” and “oak” on it? It’s especially cute. Thanks.

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    • craftycreeky says:

      Hi Ruth, it’s a kit I bought on a destash site, copyright was 2001 so it’s probably not still available, It’s called Acorn Sampler by Elizabeth Designs. It is lovely 🙂


  2. Nora says:

    They’re all so pretty! Which pattern designer is the ‘Be Nice’ from, if I could ask? Thanks. (Hello from Singapore!)

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  3. As always I love your smalls (though it always sounds like you are discussing your undies lol. I love both the birds and the bees so may one for August and the other for September. xx

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  4. Such beautiful work

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  5. kathyreeves says:

    I vote bees, you have such a nice collection of those!

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  6. nanacathy2 says:

    Throwing in a vote for bees too. My favourite is the pincushion, so sweet.

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  7. Jane M says:

    Scatter sunshine is just lovely.

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